BACON, PROBLEM SOLVERS CAUCUS URGE BIDEN TO EXTEND EVACUATION DEADLINE
Omaha, Neb. – Rep. Don Bacon (NE-02) and his Problem Solvers Caucus colleagues released the following statement, urging President Biden to extend the evacuation deadline in order to rescue as many U.S. citizens and Afghan allies as possible:
“As Democrats and Republicans, we stand united in our commitment to protecting U.S. citizens, diplomats, intelligence officers, and our foreign partners who are currently attempting to flee Afghanistan. In this time of tremendous danger, politics must be put aside to advance our common goals. From this week’s bipartisan Member briefing, it is apparent that the Administration’s set date for departure from Afghanistan on August 31st does not provide enough time to evacuate all American citizens and our partners. We respectfully call on the Administration to reconsider its timeline and provide a clear plan to Congress that will result in the completion of our shared national objectives.”
Read the full release here.